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Red Giant Universe 2.0

Red Giant Releases Universe 2.0

Red Giant updated its Universe collection of GPU-accelerated editing and motion-graphics plug-ins to v2.0 today. The new releases emphasizes motion-graphics elements, including sets of heads-up display elements, a new way to animate straight or bezier-curved lines between elements on a … more »

Jaunt One VR camera

Jaunt One VR Camera Will Be Rentable Through Radiant Images

Jaunt said today that its Jaunt One 24G VR camera will be available for rent exclusively through Los Angeles rental house Radiant Images. One of the few off-the-shelf VR acquisition systems to emerge in the fast-growing market, the Jaunt One 24G … more »

frameforge

Review: FrameForge Pre-viz Studio v3.6

By and large, directors are a neurotic lot. That is understandable. With myriad details to manage on and off the set, feature film and commercial directors have plenty of distractions from capturing a visually compelling and emotional story. It’s a shame that many … more »

UHD to be added to Hitachi cameras

HDR Is Coming to Hitachi’s Broadcast Camera Line

Hitachi said it will add HDR capabilities to its HDTV and UHD 4K broadcast cameras at the 2016 Telemundo Cine Video Television Expo in Mexico City next week. Any Hitachi camera purchased before September 30 will get the HDR capabilities … more »

The Mill Blackbird

The Mill’s Blackbird Is Any Car and Every Car, Whenever You Need It

The Mill said it's cracked the biggest problem in automotive advertising — the need to have a finished, physical car on location for your shoot. Blackbird is a blank, black car rig that can be modified on the fly to mimic … more »

NewTek NDI Archion

Archion Brings NewTek NDI Connectivity to Its EditStor Velo

Archion Technologies became the latest vendor to announce support for the Network Device Interface (NDI) standard for IP production workflow launched by NewTek earlier this year.  Archion says its EditStor Velo NAS is the first networked storage system that can be automatically … more »

HDR Grading at Roundabout Entertainment

Roundabout Entertainment on Working in 4K, HDR Media, and Next-Generation Displays

Burbank post facility Roundabout Entertainment has a head start on mastering for HDR — it's been working in HDR for more than a year, going so far as to develop a proprietary QC system for HDR media. Amazon, which streams … more »

happy-drone

FAA Finalizes New Rules for Legal Small Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has loosened the rules for commercial drone pilots, announcing today that, effective in August, small UAVs may be piloted by users who pass a test for remote pilot certification rather than obtaining a full pilot certificate for manned aircraft. … more »

solidanim

SolidAnim’s Camera-Tracking Software Now Works with Unity Engine

As VFX-heavy film projects hybridize live-action and CG production, the Unity Engine has come into its own as a tool for filmmakers. Riding the trend, SolidAnim said it has released SolidTrack Unity, a new version of its markerless camera-tracking system that works with … more »

Azden Pro-XD

Review: Azden Pro-XD Wireless Microphone System

Azden has put out some interesting products lately. My first set of wireless microphones, 25 years ago, was their VHF WMS-Pro set. The VHF band got crowded with TV and walkie-talkies, so I needed to upgrade. Around 2000, I found … more »